Monday, July 25, 2005

Italian Tsunami?

Why, just yesterday I was pondering the inexplicable manner in which tsunami effects occured in pasta, as I broke a handful of spaghetti into a pot of boiling water.
When dry spaghetti snaps, it usually breaks into several fragments, not just two equal pieces. [...]
Kudos to EurekAlert, for tonight I will sleep peacefully...

(The link to the upcoming original publication is only available to American Physical Society members, which I am not.)

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